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21st Century Space Elevators - Advanced Earth-Space Infrastructure: NASA Report on Technology, Plans, Concepts, Materials, Environmental and Safety Issues
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 30,960. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
NASA workshop on space elevators based on the findings from the Advanced Space Infrastructure Workshop on Geostationary Orbiting Tether “Space Elevator” Concepts. A space elevator is a physical connection from the surface of the Earth to a geostationary Earth orbit (GEO) above the Earth 35,786 km in altitude.
Nanosecond
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,430. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2011. Category: Screenplays » Sci-Fi
Wrongfully-convicted for the murder of his wife, a man and his captor - an AI who's timenapped him a nanosecond before lethal injection to an artificial planet a thousand light years from Earth for a diabolical purpose - befriend each other and embark on a secret mission back to Earth to find the real killer.
Crime Fiction for Beginners
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 71,430. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
The murder investigation Detective Inspector Harriet Ware is heading takes her into an unsuspected world where publishers wearily fend off a spate of unwanted manuscripts. Her suspects include would-be authors who live as much in the plots they are weaving as in the mundane world they actually inhabit. ‘Crime Fiction for Beginners’ is five novels in one with an unexpected twist at the end.
Lifeline
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 143,730. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2011 by WordFire Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Lifeline by Kevin J. Anderson & Doug Beason. In shock and grief the last remnants of the human race watch from space as the holocaust of war rages across the face of the Earth. Now the future rests in the hands of three fragile space colonies. As allies, they could unite to rebuild a better world. As enemies, they could destroy mankind’s last hope for survival.
Shuttle
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 89,180. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2011 by Bev Editions. Category: Fiction » Adventure » General
Edwards Air Force Base: the giant Hypersonic Jet Yorktown with the Shuttle Columbia clasped to her back, climbs to the sky. Their pioneering mission: to launch the Shuttle into space from the edge of the atmosphere. Neither craft will reach its destination. One will never return. This dramatic bestselling novel of a space mission gone perilously wrong, first published in 1981, thrills again.
They Should Have Lied To Us
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,620. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
In the year 2031, a man journals his efforts to get ready for Daisy, a giant asteroid that has just grazed the sun. According to the news, it will soon create havoc here on Earth. Must survive.
Jintao
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 101,170. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
The author, Jack Philip Hall, begins where Heinlein left off. His stranger in a strange land is a young Chinese engineer who uncovers a secret that can change the world. When news of his discovery leaks out, a dangerous game of cat and mouse ensues in a futuristic world of intelligent avatars, ghosts, cyber crooks, government strongmen and underworld assassins.
Air Force Doctrine Document 3-14: Space Operations - Global and Theater Space Forces, Spacelift, Types of Orbits, Operational Advantages, Integrating Civil, Commercial, Foreign Space Assets
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 19,960. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Our space forces perform functions that are critical for the joint force— intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance; command and control; positioning, navigation, and timing; weather services; counterspace; communications; and spacelift.
Eruption
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Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 49,060. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2012. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Air Force One is flying the President of the United States to a meeting in Australia, when a massive volcanic eruption catapults the plane into a low earth orbit. While the world closely watches, NASA has the impossible task of bringing the President and his entourage safely back to earth.
Fast Things in the Solar System
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,110. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
Some amazingly fast and surprisingly slow things move on Earth and in the rest of the solar system. We begin with some Earthly examples, including World speed records of various kinds, and progress toward faster things, moving among the planets.